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Syd's Bagelery & Expresso

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550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 583-2666
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6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good cup of Joe , served by exceptionally nice young ladies

This place was rocking busy with families, college kids flirting with one another, and couples just seeking out a little caffeine. None of the chaos seemed to bother the young ladies taking coffee orders behind the counter; they were calm, kind & courteous. Amazing! The lattes were very good too😊

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
aschwimm
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place was rocking busy with families, college kids flirting with one another, and couples just seeking out a little caffeine. None of the chaos seemed to bother the young ladies taking coffee orders behind the counter; they were calm, kind & courteous. Amazing! The lattes were very good too😊

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Thank aschwimm
Durham, North Carolina
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104 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

I like this place for a healthy lunch and coffee. One of two "go to" coffee places in the Tahoe City area, with the other being Tahoe House.

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Thank D V
Sydney, Australia
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390 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Hard to fault Syd's for great coffee and very tasty bagels. Grab them to take away and go sit out the back on the benches to enjoy the view. Highly recommended.

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Thank aimoverseas
Mentone, California
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Good lox and beggle and coffee. Fast service. Small, but outside seating is nice. Modern menue for younger folks, but attention to detail was good.

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Thank vettefinderjim
Sacramento, California
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The lox and bagel are the best. It is a small place but you can go out and sit at the top of Commons Beach with a great view of the lake.

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Thank robbmadd
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

The roast of coffee we had (iced) was excelent! High-quality bagels! More of a "hipster-organic" style menu, but very good. Had the salmon/tomato/cream cheese/capers bagel. It was DELICIOUS! One thing tho, the menu is pretty pricey. Sandwiches are almost$10.00.

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Thank Camaragirl
Folsom, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We usually stop by Syd's on our day excursions near Tahoe City. Their coffee and espresso drinks are pretty decent and their Bagels/Bagel Sandwiches are quite tasty. Smoothies are not that good and most of the pastries are decent. Good stop for a quick bite and caffeine fix.

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Thank Donovan72
Bushey
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

stopped here for a late breakfast/early lunch, had a delicious fresh bagel, and an coffee, very filling and satisfying, albeit slightly pricey, but to be expected for the surrounding location/competition. Free wifi was exceptional!!

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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

So laid back that it is hard to find someone to take your order and takes longer to make a sandwich. Too many laptoppers taking up the seats, so if nice weather take your coffee and snack and sit outside in the park overlooking the Lake.

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Thank Mornayway
San Francisco, CA
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I could barely drink my coffee (Americano) and husband did not care for his green tea, but the Salmon Mousse bagel was delicious and my son loved the Mango Tango smoothie. I would definitely go back for the bagels, maybe try just a regular brew coffee. At the end of the day if you are visiting the area and need... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Tahoe City
  • Phone Number: (530) 583-2666
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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